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Rapper DMX’s posthumous album to be released on May 28
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Rapper DMX’s posthumous album to be released on May 28

Several people close to the rapper DMX, died just over a month after suffering a heart attack, announced this Monday the publication on May 28 of a new album, which the artist had completed shortly before his death. Artist Swizz Beatz's friend and producer said in a statement that the album, titled "Exodus"is made up entirely of new songs, and will be released by Ruff Ryders and Def Jam Recordings, a record company that released some of his biggest hits and with which he had signed a new deal in 2019. "My brother X was one of the purest and most extraordinary souls I have ever met"Swizz said in a statement."X couldn't wait for his fans around the world to listen to this album and show how much he valued each and every person who had supported him unconditionally."he added. !function(f,b,e...
DMX's Fiancée Desiree Lindstrom Calls Late Rapper Her 'Everything' in Heartfelt Tribute Post
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DMX's Fiancée Desiree Lindstrom Calls Late Rapper Her 'Everything' in Heartfelt Tribute Post

Desiree Lindstrom is paying tribute to her beloved fiancé, DMX. It's been just over a week since news broke that the legendary rapper (real name: Earl Simmons) died at the age of 50. Over the weekend, Lindstrom took to Instagram to reflect on their time together as a couple, calling him her "everything." "The first night we met and you held me close. I knew I would never let go," she wrote. "I was lost in you and nothing else mattered. My best friend, my baby, my love...truly my everything. Thank you for us. Thank you for [our son] Exodus. Thank you God for Earl Simmons...forever X." View this post on InstagramA post shared by Desiree Lindstrom 🐾 (@desi123love) As ET previously reported, Lindstrom also paid tribute to DMX by getting a large tattoo in his honor just days after his death. Ne...
DMX Will Be Honored With a Public Memorial Service at Barclays Center
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DMX Will Be Honored With a Public Memorial Service at Barclays Center

DMX will be honored by family, friends and fans in a public memorial service ahead of his private funeral. The public memorial is set to be held at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on Saturday, April 24, prior to a private funeral at a New York City church on Sunday, April 25, according to multiple reports. Details of the public service are still in the works, including attendance numbers and ticketing information. The Barclays Center has a capacity of 19,000, though COVID restrictions will mandate limited attendance, per Deadline. One of DMX's final big concerts took place at Barclays Center back in June 2019.The GRAMMY-nominated artist died on April 9, days after he was rushed to the hospital following a heart attack. He was 50.  After being hospitalized, a source close to DMX told ET that med...
DMX's Fiancée Desiree Lindstrom Gets Large Tattoo Tribute In His Honor
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DMX's Fiancée Desiree Lindstrom Gets Large Tattoo Tribute In His Honor

DMX's fiancée, Desiree Lindstrom is getting a permanent tribute to the late rapper.  New York-based tattoo artist Krystal Kills posted a photo of Desiree's forearm where a tattoo reading, "Dog Love" sits over a large "X."  "Dog Love" is the name of DMX's 2006 song and the "X" was drawn in the same font the late performer used to stylize his stage name. "I feel honored to be able to do this memorial but also saddened," Krystal wrote. "Your light was unmatchable. 🙏🏽 @desi123love I pray you find your way through these dark times, and remember the love you had for each other will forever be untethered. I’m glad I got to witness it." View this post on InstagramA post shared by Tattoos by Krystal Kills 🦂🖤🇵🇷 (@kill_lustrator)DMX, who's real name is Earl Simmons, shared 4-year-old son Exodus with...
DMX's Former Publicist Shares Touching Tribute Of A Rapper 'Without Regrets'
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DMX's Former Publicist Shares Touching Tribute Of A Rapper 'Without Regrets'

DMX’s former publicist and radio personality Domenick Nati gave an emotional speech on Instagram Friday where he described the rapper, who died the same day after being hospitalized for a heart attack, as a highly creative soul who had no regrets about life.  Nati, host of celebrity podcast “The Domenick Nati Show,” worked for the hip-hop legend from 2010 to 2014. He said DMX, born Earl Simmons, was “one of the most talented and most intelligent men and clients I have ever met.” (Watch the full video below.) The 50-year-old rapper, who consistently topped the Billboard 200 with his albums and was responsible for chart-smashing hits like “Ruff Ryders Anthem” and “Party Up,” became known for multiple arrests and battles with drug addiction — specifically crack cocaine — later in life. The h...
DMX Dead at 50: Gabrielle Union, Chance the Rapper and More Celebs Pay Tribute
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DMX Dead at 50: Gabrielle Union, Chance the Rapper and More Celebs Pay Tribute

Rest in peace, DMX. The iconic rapper -- whose real name was Earl Simmons -- died at the age of 50, his family announced on Friday. DMX was hospitalized in White Plains, New York, on April 2 after suffering a heart attack and was in critical condition. His family addressed his hospitalization in a statement on Sunday, stating, "On Friday night, April 2nd, 2021, our brother, son, father, and colleague DMX, birth name of Earl Simmons, was admitted to White Plains (NY) Hospital, facing serious health issues. We ask that you please keep Earl/DMX and us in your thoughts, wishes, and prayers as well as respect our privacy as we face these challenges. Thank you."A source close to DMX told ET that after his hospitalization, medical staff "tried to revive him twice in the house, and revived him aga...
DMX, Known For Gritty Raps And Smashing Billboard Charts, Dies At Age 50
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DMX, Known For Gritty Raps And Smashing Billboard Charts, Dies At Age 50

Legendary rapper DMX died this week after being hospitalized for a heart attack, his team said in a statement to XXL Mag. He was 50. The hip-hop star, born Earl Simmons, was taken to a hospital in White Plains, New York, on April 2 after the heart attack, according to his attorney, Murray Richman. He was put on life support over the weekend, and had reportedly been set to undergo brain function tests Wednesday. Sources close to DMX reported the heart attack was triggered by an overdose, according to TMZ. “Earl was a warrior who fought till the very end. He loved his family with all of his heart and we cherish the times we spent with him. Earl’s music inspired countless fans across the world and his iconic legacy will live on forever,” said the statement from his team. “We appreciate all o...
DMX's Family To Hold Vigil Outside Of NY Hospital
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DMX's Family To Hold Vigil Outside Of NY Hospital

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A prayer vigil was planned for Monday outside the suburban New York hospital where rapper DMX remained on life support Sunday following a heart attack. The family of the rapper said in an email Sunday that the vigil will be held outside White Plains Hospital at 5 p.m. “On Friday night, April 2nd, 2021, our brother, son, father, and colleague DMX, birth name of Earl Simmons, was admitted to White Plains (NY) Hospital, facing serious health issues,” the family said through a publicist. “We ask that you please keep Earl/DMX and us in your thoughts, wishes, and prayers as well as respect our privacy as we face these challenges.” Another statement released Sunday afternoon said the rapper remained in a coma and was on a ventilator. Simmons’ longtime lawyer, Murray Ri...
DMX's Family Asks for Continued Prayers as Rapper Remains Hospitalized
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DMX's Family Asks for Continued Prayers as Rapper Remains Hospitalized

DMX's family is praying that he recovers amid serious health issues. His family addressed his hospitalization in a statement on Sunday.  "On Friday night, April 2nd, 2021, our brother, son, father, and colleague DMX, birth name of Earl Simmons, was admitted to White Plains (NY) Hospital, facing serious health issues," the statement reads. "We ask that you please keep Earl/DMX and us in your thoughts, wishes, and prayers as well as respect our privacy as we face these challenges. Thank you." A vigil will be held by the Ruff Ryders to the Rescue Foundation outside of White Plains Hospital (41 East Post Road, White Plains, New York) on Monday at 5 p.m. ET. The family asks that attendees be respectful to the hospital and its staff.  DMX reportedly suffered a drug overdose at his New York home ...